The Keys to Success
Similarities of international trails.
Presenters: Pranil Upadhayaya, Great Himalaya Trails Management Adviser; Mark Schmidt, Parks Canada Trail Advisor
Have you ever thought about hiking the trails through the Himalayas or the Canadian Rockies? Although these trail systems are at different sides of the world, they share many similarities. Like all great trail systems, proper management, planning, and maintenance are the keys to success.
A guide for anyone who wants to better understand trails planning, decision making, and trail project development. If you’re a trail enthusiast with big ideas, a trail advocate, a stewardship volunteer, or public agency staff person interfacing with local partners, this guide is for you.
This second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides science-based guidance to help people ages 3 years and older improve their health through participation in regular physical activity.
San Jose is developing a 100 mile trail network! View the handout!
This February and March, over 120 advocates virtually hiked the halls of Congress to call for action to protect and expand access for all to public lands and trails. These efforts, led by the Partnership for the National Trails System and American Hiking Society, developed a series of common messages and legislative priorities for the coming Federal fiscal year. We encourage all of our partners to download the Hike the Hill materials now to help build a common agenda for the entire trails community.